Sales Ledger / Accounts Assistant

Sales Ledger
Posted 1 year ago

Our client based in Altrincham is currently looking to recruit a Sales Ledger / Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis…

Responsible for the day-to-day Sales Ledger tasks in the business, taking full ownership of processes and month-end reporting tasks to ensure that financial reporting can be accurately produced to meet strict deadlines. Tasks include, but are not limited to:


  • Raise all sales invoices, ensuring that coding to Nominal Ledger is accurate
  • Manage the process of invoicing all Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reoccurring customer contracts
  • Raise Direct Debits via GoCardless where required
  • Actively work on Credit Control – reporting back to Finance & HR Director on a weekly basis to aid with Cash Flow reporting
  • Maintenance of the Sales Order listing in Sage, working closely with the Operations team & Project Management team
  • Maintaining Customer records keeping them up to date frequently, working closely with external sources to obtain correct ownership to ensure billing is accurate.
  • Working with Operations team to make certain that all possible sales are captured
  • Management of Sales Inbox, answering all queries, maintaining the filing system and escalating emails where needed
  • Developing & maintaining good working relationships with external and internal customers
  • Assisting with Audit requirements as needed
  • Providing cover for other members of the team as needed, including the Office Manager

Month End:

  • Ensure that all possible sales are captured in the correct periods
  • Calculation of accurate Estimated Sales prior to month end
  • Creation of the monthly sales report – including correcting Nominal codes and assigning group reporting codes
  • Calculation, posting & reconciliation of Sales in Advance
  • Calculation of the Sales Accruals journal
  • Creation of the monthly Backlog Report
  • Working with the Sales team to create the Pipeline Report
  • Update & submit reports to Group
  • Calculate & post the Bad Debt Provision
  • Produce the Aged Debtors Report
  • Create & issue the monthly sales report to the Sales Team to allow for analysis against budget.


Relevant experience required including:-

  • Sales Ledger
  • Month End
  • Reporting
  • Analysis
  • Strong Knowledge of Excel
  • Strong Sales Ledger Background
  • Be a Team player.
  • Can work of their own initiative.
  • Experience in working with tight deadlines.
  • Experience of Month End procedures
  • Possible QSR / Hospitality background

Hours: Monday to Friday – 09:00 to 17:00 with a 1 Hour Lunch Break
Initially, office based with a view to working hybrid after 3 months

Job Features

Job CategorySales Ledger
Job hours09:00 to 17:00
Salaryup to £35,000

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